The cardiac second sounds can provide a number of valuable clues to what is going on with the heart. Diagnoses like pulmonary hypertension^ severe aortic stenosis^ an atrial septal defect and delays in the electrical conduction can be diagnosed or suspected with close attention to second heart sounds.
Excellent teaching resource including videos produced by the Stanford Medicine 25 team led by Dr. Abraham Vergese.
The Stanford Medicine 25 team is the core group of physicians^ faculty and students led by Dr. Abraham Verghese. Each member plays various roles with the Stanford Medicine 25 team and our Program for Bedside Medicine.
Publication Date: 2012-3-10
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